Editorial

2016 Teachers Day: Plight of Nigerian teachers

Across the world, October 5 is set aside to appreciate professionalism, hard work and special contribution of teachers to the development of nations.

In Nigeria however, it is a day inevitably used by unions to press home their demands for better working conditions, welfare, improved school inf [...]

Sat, 15 October 2016


The booming ’Agbo’ market in Abuja

Despite the ban on street hawking and unauthorised erection of stalls in the federal capital territory, Abuja is witnessing an unprecedented influx of hawkers of herbal mixture popularly known as Agbo.
These hawkers are now regular sights around residential and office premises where they boldly [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Buhari’s call to return to farm

On two occasions, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to cultivate farmlands for the nation to achieve self-sufficiency in food production and generate increased revenue from agricultural products.
The president’s call is particularly expedient following the twin evils of [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016


FG’s recruitment of 500,000 teachers

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, in a recent data revealed that youth unemployment is n [...]

Mon, 25 July 2016


Dino’s Minions and Tinubu’s Talebearers

The stage drama with above title has been on in the theatre of the absurd called Nigeria’s politics since last week. In case you missed the debut, consult Saharareporters.com- the seemingly all-knowing, ever-present participant observer with a knack for leaks of all manners. Many would agree tha [...]

Mon, 25 July 2016


The menace of cattle grazing in Abuja

Contrary to the Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB Act of 1997 which provides for the control of animals, where animal owners are directed to keep them in a manner that they do not constitute nuisance to the public, the nation’s capital has witnessed an unprecedented influx of cattle rea [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


The menace of Abuja dirty markets

Abuja like most populated cities has a good number of markets scattered around, with different types of markets set to cater for the needs of the various economic strata of the city.
From rural markets like the Gosa market, to the ultra-modern market in Wuse, these markets are always a beehive o [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


TETFund Bill: Matters arising over CoAs, others agitations

In 2011, the National Assembly repealed the Education Trust Fund, ETF Act No7 of 1993 to establish the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, limiting the scope of its interventions to universities, polytechnics and colleges of education. Five years after, immense pressure is being mounted on the age [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016


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